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Top 10 Cardigans for Women over 50

Cardigans are the herald of the cooler weather, cups of hot cider, and daydreams of Thanksgiving dinners. As we wrap ourselves in delightfully fuzzy and soft fabrics with the shifting of the seasons, it is imperative to be prepared and to own as many as possible. (Or is that just rationalizing our love for the blanket that doubles as a style enhancer?!) As with the autumn leaves, cardigans for women come in a variety of shapes, fabrics and colors. Every woman needs one in at least...

Carol Vorderman hits out against ageist comments on her appearance: ‘They belong to the last century’

TV star Carol Vorderman has spoken out against comments on her appearance, calling the remarks ‘ageist’. Speaking on This Morning today, the 58-year-old explained that throughout the years she’s often been referred to, cruelly, as ‘mutton dressed as lamb’ – pointing specifically to an event 20 years ago. She told hosts Ruth and Eamonn, “Most of my life, let’s be fair. Twenty years ago I wore a blue dress to the BAFTAs which was above the knee, I was 39. That became a massive story, programmes...

Your Guide to Fall 2019’s Top Fashion Trends

For most of the year, the weather dictates what we wear. Steamy temperatures limit us to lightweight skirts and shirts in the summer, and winter’s blustery winds and below-freezing days force us to wear a parka and snow boots wherever we go. But fall? Fall is when we can wear what we want, whenever we want. Our outfits aren’t covered by necessary jackets or drenched in sweat stains the second we leave the house — it’s no secret then when it comes to style, fall reigns...

The Best Plan for Weight Control After 50 Just Got Better!

Since this eating program was designed exclusively for women near or over 50, the guidelines include specific needs for our age group that are not part of many other eating programs, such as; additional protein and calcium, reduced calories due to hormone changes and aging, and dairy alternatives as many women become lactose intolerant as they age. This is not a program that requires you to track calories. If you keep your portion sizes as recommended, you will stay within the correct calorie range that will...

This Morning presenter Alison Hammond gives rare glimpse into her family life

She’s best known for her bubbly persona on ITV’s This Morning, but it’s not often fans get to see inside Alison Hammond’s personal life. So it’s fair to say fans were delighted when Alison, 44, shared a snap of her with her son Aiden and her godsons enjoying their time in Norfolk. She captioned the sweet shot, “Lovely memories being made in @darwinescapes this week with this lovely bunch . Hope your all having lush times with your families this summer !! #summerholidays #family #son #godsons...

It’s Here: Chip & Joanna Just Added 100+ New Products to Their Target Collection

Though we’re still a few weeks out from cozy sweaters and an overwhelming amount of pumpkin flavoring, it’s definitely not too soon to start picking out new home decor for fall, especially if it’s designed by America’s favorite couple. Yep, that’s right — Chip and Joanna Gaines are launching their Hearth & Hand’s Fall collection today, exclusively available online at Target. The collection consists of over 200 fall-focused products including bedding, pillows, candles, tabletop decor, rugs, and more. While everything is autumn-inspired, it is also thoughtfully...

Mums-to-be reject baby showers for ‘mother blessings’

First there was the baby shower, then came the gender-reveal party. Now parents-to-be are embarking on a new way of celebrating imminent parenthood: the “mother blessing”. Unlike other baby events, where the emphasis is on gifts for the newborn, these gatherings are focused on nurturing the mother-to-be and wishing her love and luck. Controversially, they are said to derive from the Navajo tradition of “blessingway” – and have been condemned as cultural appropriation. Less controversially, they involve henna and are perfect for displaying on Instagram. “It...

Why You’re Having a Midlife Crisis and Don’t Even Know It

Part 1 of Midlife Crisis What is midlife anyway? It is a term that elicits a lot of reactions from people in it, people approaching it and people past it. Midlife has gotten a bad rap. It is actually a misnomer in this day and age. The midlife crisis is a psychological, emotional, spiritual, and cultural phenomenon that hits us around our late thirties to early forties. Many of us, though, are living longer and healthier lives these days well beyond eighty years. There are certainly...

5 Cities That Are Perfect for First-Time International Travelers

The world may be your oyster, but if you’ve never traveled outside the United States before, that pearl can look pretty intimidating. And with so many interesting places to visit, how can a girl even know where to start? It might be tempting to visit London or Sydney or another English-speaking city for your first international trip — and there’s nothing wrong with those cities! — but if you want to stretch your comfort zone a little and visit somewhere that can offer you something new...

9 Best Ideas for Travelers to Start a Business

Aug 16, 2019 by Jamie T. Wiseman Sharing is caring! If you love traveling, then it is quite possible that it is difficult to juggle work and your hobby. Bigger journeys last longer than a vacation, so the biggest enthusiasts are looking for a way to work and travel at the same time. It is obvious that the internet has made everything more feasible. Oberlo has recently published a great article, titled How to Start a Business: A Guide to Starting a Business. It has all...